Prince George's County News

Residents return to homes on Piscataway Drive despite warnings

Return at your own risk. That's the message from Prince George's County to residents choosing to ignore a mandatory evacuation in Fort Washington because of a slow motion landslide known as a slope failure.

Tuesday - 06/03/2014, 07:07am EDT

Giving Afghanistan war dogs a new purpose

Former military dogs are being retrained as Prince George's County Police K9s.

Saturday - 05/31/2014, 05:27am EDT

Police fatally shoot man armed with pellet gun

Prince George's police fatally shoot man armed with pellet gun resembling assault rifle

Friday - 05/30/2014, 08:10pm EDT

Sunset swimming at National Harbor halted

At sunset on Thursdays, National Harbor has become a popular place for open-water swimmers. But for now, swimming is on hold.

Friday - 05/30/2014, 02:08pm EDT

Prince George's police fatally shoot 20-year-old

1 dead after being shot by police in Prince George's county

Friday - 05/30/2014, 07:30am EDT

Body discovered in burning Bowie home

Fire crews in Prince George's County found a body inside a burning home in Bowie early Thursday.

Thursday - 05/29/2014, 06:54am EDT

Morningside takes down suspect speed cameras

A small town in Prince George's County under pressure over its speed cameras has decided to remove them from the road, at least temporarily.

Wednesday - 05/28/2014, 06:37am EDT

'Squushy Carrots': Spelling Bee kids form bonds

'The Order of the Squushy Carrots': Spelling Bee kids form bonds that last beyond Bee Week

Wednesday - 05/28/2014, 05:48am EDT

For 3rd time in a week, bottle bomb explodes in movie theater

A movie theater was evacuated after a bottle bomb exploded at about 2 a.m. Sunday, the second D.C-area theater to be hit by such a bomb in 24 hours and the third in a week.

Tuesday - 05/27/2014, 03:57pm EDT

Maryland bank robbed by man dressed as woman

The Prince George's County Police Department is asking for for help identifying a suspect who robbed a bank in Bowie, Md. during the weekend.

Monday - 05/26/2014, 08:45pm EDT

Bottle bombs thrown into Md. and Va. movie theaters

It's the third bomb incident in a week.

Sunday - 05/25/2014, 10:48pm EDT

Car catches fire on Woodrow Wilson Bridge

Authorities investigating after car catches fire on Woodrow Wilson Bridge

Saturday - 05/24/2014, 08:00pm EDT

Crash kills motorcyclist in Prince George's County

Motorcyclist dead after crash in Prince George's County involving SUV

Saturday - 05/24/2014, 03:30pm EDT

Do you know how to swim? Really?

Two towns in Maryland -- Upper Marlboro and Towson -- are among 50 nationwide that have the highest drowning rates.

Friday - 05/23/2014, 04:55am EDT

Capital Wheel ready to soar over D.C. (Photos)

You can get a new perspective on Washington Friday morning as the Capital Wheel at National Harbor opens to the public.

Friday - 05/23/2014, 04:42am EDT

Displaced Ft. Washington residents want answers; no easy ones forthcoming

Things got a little tense Thursday night as people with homes on and near the site of the Piscataway Drive slope failure met with Prince George's County officials to find out when they can go home.

Friday - 05/23/2014, 04:40am EDT

Report: Clay, rain caused slow-moving Fort Washington slide

The heavy rain mixed with Marlboro clay is what a new report says is to blame for triggering a slow moving landslide in Fort Washington.

Friday - 05/23/2014, 02:53am EDT

Prince George's police officer struck by minivan

A Prince George's County police officer sustained serious injuries after he was struck by a minivan in Forestville, Md., Thursday morning, police say.

Friday - 05/23/2014, 02:41am EDT

Md. high school teacher charged with sex abuse of student

Police have charged a teacher and former coach at High Point High School, in Beltsville, with sexually abusing a 17-year-old student on school grounds.

Thursday - 05/22/2014, 11:40pm EDT

Prince George's fire crew rescues scared dog with help of biscuits

A box of Milk-Bone biscuits came in handy for a fire crew in Hyattsville this week when they responded to a call involving a dog stuck in a small hole.

Thursday - 05/22/2014, 03:06pm EDT
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